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Thursday I was in the hospital in the morning. I have found it really interesting working on the Paediatric ward. The most common conditions are asthma, pneumonia and conditions related to Sickle Cell Anaemia. I haven't seen much sickle cell in the UK and so I have learnt a lot about it while being here. I got signed off which is great because it means that I can use my final week to do a few more day trips and can spend ...
... that want to come do stuff, not just relax at the beach. I get off in Anse la Raye, the capital of the next province south. Unlike my previous three islands, I don't have any Couchsurfing arrangements here, so I'm going to have to figure it out as I go along. The first thing I notice in Anse la Raye is a stream of sewage running by the road. There's a dark side ...
... spines of lava that were created from volcanic eruptions way way back), they really are a sight. With Bob Marley blearing we headed back via Marigot Bay which again is stunning. The crew succeeded in getting us all completely sloshed on rum punch (there were a few people missing from dinner last night lolol) but it was a superb trip. Day at sea today, Aruba tomorrow ...
... finale was filmed. We were greeted by management and led to a hut on the beach. While Tony settled in and ordered us a rum punch, I had to check out the water. The water was as warm and clear as all the other islands, but the sand was blackish gray because it was formed from volcanic rock…. Still very soft and silky, just not the typical white sand Caribbean beach. After a dip in the magnificent water, we ...
... anything anyone hands out to you and avoiding people inconspicuously trying to sidle up next to you. One end of the street had a large speaker playing an interesting mix of top 40 hits and reggae beats. The crowd of people was as interesting of a mix as the music. Tourists mixing with locals dancing in the middle of the street. We eventually met up with the other med students and joined in on the fun. As tempted as we were to stick around for the after party at ...
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